5 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Maisie Jane’s Nut Butter

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There are mixed reviews out there about nut butter. Some people think it’s good for you and some people think it’s bad for you because of the high-fat content and sugars. Some brands of nut butter have a bad reputation because they don’t spread well, have a weird texture, or their labels aren’t telling the whole […]

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

See for Yourself: Maisie Jane’s Edible Spreadable Almond Butter [Demo]

Maisie Jane's Organic Smooth Almond Butter

Our Maisie Jane’s nut butter is just pure love in jars. When you eat some of our delicious healthy almond butter, you are loving yourself very well. When you gift a jar of this spreadable lovable goodness to someone else, you are spreading the love in more ways than one. Why? Because our tasty nut […]

Posted on February 17th, 2017

7 Reasons to Go Nuts on National Almond Day!

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Sandwiched in-between National Gumdrop Day (February 15) and National Cabbage Day (February 17) is National Almond Day (February 16)! You might think that almonds sound about as exciting as gumdrops or cabbage, but there are many reasons to go nuts about almonds! Keep reading to learn how almonds can help your heart, health and any […]

Posted on February 15th, 2017

Spread the Love With a Maisie Jane’s Gift Basket

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Do you know somebody who is interested in trying various nut butters? Are you looking for a cute basket to keep on your kitchen counter while you entertain guests? There are a variety of ways you can use this Spread the Love basket from Maisie Jane’s. Keep on reading to see what delicious products you’ll […]

Posted on February 10th, 2017

Stay in for Valentine’s Day with an Italian Dinner Gift Basket

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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! Have you thought about planning a special evening with your special someone to celebrate your love? You could do the traditional dinner out and a movie, or if you’re looking for a more low-key evening, try something new this year – stay in and make a romantic dinner together with […]

Posted on February 6th, 2017

Cupid Strikes Your Kitchen: Valentine Almond Butter Buckeyes [Recipe]

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Valentine’s Day is just a cupid’s arrow away, and it’s time to think about some yummy sweet treats to make for your sweetie—or for yourself or for anyone who likes delicious and healthy treats. Your kids will love these, your coworkers will love these, everyone will love these. So what’s an Almond Butter Buckeye? Well, […]

Posted on February 1st, 2017

Spoon University Names Maisie Jane’s Nut Butter in Top 5 List [News]

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Spoon University, an online food and recipe resource for college students, has named Maisie Jane’s Creamy Cashew Butter in its list of top 5 best nut butters. Spoon University invites college students from campuses all over the nation to contribute recipes and articles. Since our nut butters have some amazing health benefits and are a […]

Posted on January 30th, 2017

Get the Skinny on How Almonds Can Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

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Watching your waistline this new year? Maybe you’ve got a few extra pounds to lose or you want to revamp your whole diet, whether for weight loss or for a generally healthier lifestyle. Trying to find healthy foods and snacks that will actually help you shed extra weight can be challenging, and there’s no easy […]

Posted on January 25th, 2017

Wake Up to a Sweet Potato Bowl Drizzled With Almond Butter [Recipe]

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Are you always on the lookout for new, healthy recipe ideas? Healthy-recipe isn’t synonymous with time-consuming. People are coming up with deliciously simple recipes every day, and here at Maisie Jane’s, we love when our fans give us a shout out on Instagram when they use our products in the new recipes they’ve created. So, […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

26 Amazing Facts About California Almonds

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Almonds are small nuts that pack a big crunch full of health benefits. Learn the ABCs about California almonds and why they’re one of the state’s best crops. Almond Butter – Smooth and creamy (and comes in crunchy varieties too!) almond butter is a healthier alternative to peanut butter, especially if you have peanut allergies. Bees […]

Posted on January 18th, 2017

Kick Start Your New Year Health Goals With a Winter Kale Salad [Recipe]

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The holidays have come and gone, which means if you’re like a lot of people, you’re sick of all the sweet treats and starting to think about eating healthier as you welcome the new year. Many people this time of the year are looking for healthy recipes to kick start a healthier diet, and we […]

Posted on January 13th, 2017

9 Label Claims You’ll Find on Nut Butter and What They Mean

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Shopping for nut butter can be stressful. You have multiple options for the same product, many with ingredients only scientists can pronounce. Each label focuses on a different benefit. Some of those benefits don’t apply to you and can leave you questioning other foods. Gluten free – what’s a gluten? Vegan – What’s a vegan? Am […]

Posted on January 11th, 2017

3 Common Questions About Additives Answered

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For those who choose to have a clean eating lifestyle, “additives” is a dirty word. For others, who are just becoming educated on this topic, there are a lot of questions regarding this issue, the most common being these: What are additives? Why are they used? Are additives bad for you? It can get confusing […]

Posted on December 30th, 2016

Salad Bowl Basket Dishes Up an Elegant Gift with Unique Flavors

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Our elegantly crafted Maisie Jane’s Large Wood Salad Bowl “gift basket” is the perfect holiday gift for couples, families, or you and your special guests. We love this salad bowl gift basket for newlyweds too! Give your special newlywed friends some amazing treats while helping stock their kitchen and build up their dining serve ware […]

Posted on December 19th, 2016

7 Almond Butter Alternatives for Holiday Baking [Recipes]

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If you’re allergic to peanuts or other tree nuts, holiday baking may seem like a holiday hassle to you. The thought of having to reluctantly accept goodies from neighbors, bypass the plate of cookies at a holiday party, or risk picking out the peanuts, leaves you feeling like nothing more than a Grinch. Don’t let […]

Posted on December 16th, 2016

Beer Can Chicken Basket Makes a Great Gift for Guys

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Got a guy in your life who you need a special gift for this holiday season? Maybe you need that perfect gift for a brother, father, grandfather, or spouse. These guys can be so hard to shop for sometimes—especially shopping for the dad who seems to have everything already. If you’re trying to find something […]

Posted on December 14th, 2016

Avoid the Holiday Hustle – Order and Send Unique Gift Baskets Online

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Ah, the holiday season. It’s always here before we know it, whether we’re ready or not. While the holiday season has its perks—days off work, great food, fun festivities—it can also be very stressful with the frenzy of shopping, wrapping, planning, and traveling. If you’re needing a break from the usual holiday travel and hustle […]

Posted on December 9th, 2016

Town & Country Basket Fuels Large Groups With Big Flavors

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Looking for a festive and delicious gift for a large group of people this holiday season? Look no further! At Maisie Jane’s, we have large quality gift baskets that are filled with a huge variety of sweet and savory nuts and treats. There’s something here for everyone, which is essential for large group gifts! Perhaps […]

Posted on December 6th, 2016

How a Spoonful of Nut Butter Will Bring You to Your Senses

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Almost everything tastes better with butter. Such a decadent word associated with creamy, spreadable goodness to improve any dish. Except, butter doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to your health. You don’t have to settle for regular butter on your breakfast toast or in your dessert recipes. We bring to you our incredible […]

Posted on December 2nd, 2016

Batter Bowl Basket Serves Up the Perfect Gift for Breakfast Lovers

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Looking for a unique gift for someone special? Do you need a gift for the person who has everything? We love Maisie Jane’s Batter Bowl gift basket. It’s a unique gift for anyone who loves breakfast — and who doesn’t love breakfast?! After all, it’s the most important meal of the day! This gift “basket” […]

Posted on November 30th, 2016

4 Reasons Almonds Should Be Your Go-To After-Workout Snack

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Whether you’ve done cardio, weight training, conditioning, a spin class, or something light to get your heart rate up, almonds and other nuts can provide you with ways to maximize the benefits of your workout even after you stop moving. Physicians, nutritionists, and body building enthusiasts agree there are certain things your body needs to […]

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

The Empowered Lifestyle of a Nut Butter Lover

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Choosing a nut butter is about more than figuring out what tastes good. It’s not a small portion of a single meal every week or so. It’s not a decoration on your counter top because the label is pretty. It’s not a conversation starter. It’s a lifestyle choice. There are different phases to a person’s […]

Posted on November 14th, 2016

Christmas Crowds Drive You Nuts? Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

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Does the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping turn you into a Grinch searching for the spiked egg nog? ‘Tis the season to be merry and bright, but having to hop from store to store while braving the crowds and traffic can leave you feeling anything but jolly. If you haven’t started your Christmas shopping […]

Posted on November 9th, 2016

Why Non-GMO and Organic Nuts Matter

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If you’re concerned about choosing non-GMO foods, Maisie Jane’s farming practices are a reflection of the brand’s belief in why you deserve to trust the food you buy to be as healthy as possible for you and your family. Because the farm is a 4th generation legacy, we place a great deal of importance on […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

No Tricks, Just a Treat! Healthy Candy Apples with Almond Butter [Recipe]

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Fall is in the air which means the changing of leaves, cooler days, and apple season. This time of year may leave you wanting to stay warm and cozy inside and make a sweet treat. How about making some candy apples? You might think it’s a long, sticky process that leaves you with a messy […]

Posted on October 28th, 2016

Find Out Why We’re All Abuzz About Our Beekeepers

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Here at Maisie Jane’s we care a lot about bees because if it weren’t for bees, there wouldn’t be any almonds! Bee hives are brought to the orchards during bloom to assist with pollination since almonds are not self-pollinating. The Zitlaw brothers own and manage the hives that we use to help pollinate the almonds we […]

Posted on September 29th, 2016

5 Ingredients Is All It Takes To Make This Simple Almond Butter Shake

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If you’re looking for breakfast on the go, a quick snack, or something to satisfy a sweet tooth craving, then almonds are a simple yet delicious solution. A handful of almonds (one ounce, or about 23) is a tasty way to crush your cravings and gives you long-lasting energy to take on the day. They […]

Posted on September 27th, 2016

Jack of All Trades: Tree Nuts and Their Health Benefits

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Most foods are really good at one or two things. We craft diets around getting the most benefit from each ingredient, hoping to maximize the health intake and minimize the sugars. Yet somehow nuts find themselves as a recommended food in each one – if you’re wondering why, the answer is simple: Nuts in their […]

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

Add Nut Butter to Your Diet and Feed Your Inner Beast

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Once upon a time, man ate not for the joy of food, but to stay alive. Commodities didn’t include white sugar or bread and butter with every meal. Man hunted for his food, stalking his family’s next meal through the wild. For sustenance, he nibbled on vegetables, fruit, and nuts. Snacks didn’t include watercress crackers […]

Posted on September 21st, 2016

Add Flavor to a 4-Course Meal Using Organic Sliced Almonds [Recipes]

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Whether you consider yourself a gourmet chef or a novice in the kitchen Maisie Jane’s almonds can add flavor to your recipes. Hosting a dinner soon? Make it a delicious 4-course meal with some of our favorite “nutty” recipes straight from our kitchen using our Organic Sliced Almond Delights, diverse to use for just about […]

Posted on September 15th, 2016

What You Need to Know About Nut Products, Food Allergies & Pesticides

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When grappling food allergies, the simple act of eating can be scary. You never know what may have peanuts, tree nuts, or I-Need-My-Epi-Pen nuts in the mix. It’s completely reasonable to want to know more about where your food comes from, and whether or not you can trust the brand with the potential for an […]

Posted on September 12th, 2016

Maisie Jane’s Nut Butter: A Healthy Alternative That’s Nuthin’ But Nuts

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Everyone wants to think they’re feeding themselves and their family healthy, quality ingredients. But we’re all faced with so many choices, how many of us actually take the time to read the nutritional label and know just what exactly we’re putting in our bodies? Maisie Jane’s Nut butters provide a healthy alternative to commercial products […]

Posted on August 16th, 2016

5 Common California Almond Varieties

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All California almonds aren’t created equal. Each type is highly versatile and available in numerous varieties used to create quality products your taste buds will love. Each variety has its own characteristics that help determine the best uses for them. Since Maisie Jane is a fourth generation almond grower, and we farm our own almonds, we […]

Posted on August 16th, 2016

Learn How Water-Wise Family Farming Produces More Crop Per Drop

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Saving water is always in the forefront of our minds. The topic has been getting a lot more focus in the midst of California’s drought. We believe in doing our part to save our most valuable and natural resource by practicing holistic land management and investing in new technological approaches. Maisie Jane’s water-wise practices will use 22% […]

Posted on August 16th, 2016